Arete 8.9.18


Inside SecDef Jim Mattis’ $2.5 Billion Plan to Make the Infantry Deadlier, Small Wars Journal
Congress finalizes $717 billion defense budget authorization months ahead of schedule, Defense News
Drone Attacks are Essentially Terrorism by Joystick, Small Wars Journal
Leadership: Expanding the Discussion, Small Wars Journal
US has launched over 500 strikes against the Islamic State since May, Long War Journal
War Stories As They Should Be Told, Modern War Institute
A jet sale to Egypt is being blocked by a US regulation, and France is over it, Defense News
Making America’s Navy Great Again, Small Wars Journal
Russian Navy Preparing to Take on U.S., Real Clear Defense


Homeland Security / Law Enforcement / Fire/Rescue

Facebook says efforts to subvert upcoming US elections resemble ‘new arms race’,
Iran’s Human Geography: The Wicked Problem of People, Places, and Things that Complicates US Strategy, Modern War Institute
America Should Oppose China’s Economic Imperialism, The National Interest
Selling Risk Management Poorly, Backstep Firefighter
Is it Really That Bad? Firefighter’s Enemy
Behind the Badge – What You Don’t See, Law Enforcement Today
Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #38: Armed Drone Targets the Baja California Public Safety Secretary’s Residence in Tecate, Mexico, Small Wars Journal
Senate Passes 1.9% Federal Pay Raise, Police Magazine
How mobile intelligence improves police officer safety, PoliceOne Daily News
United States asking Australian firefighters for help, Wildfire Today
L.A. County Deputy’s Deposition Describes Tattooing of Exclusive Society of Officers,
New Rules Shrink Ranks of Alaska Wildland Firefighters, Fire Engineering



Four climbs and one person to be recognized at 2018 Piolets d’Or in Ladek, Poland, Alpinist Newswires
Cody Roth: The Undercover 5.15 Crusher Following His Own Path, Climbing Magazine
Peak Resorts makes massive upgrades to Northeastern ski areas,
6 Pros on How to Have the Perfect Summer, Outside Magazine
No Man’s Land: The Hunt for a Giant Kansas Buck, Outdoor Life
The Ultimate Backpacking Calorie Estimator, Outside Magazine
Elsewhere: Winter In Japan, Powder Magazine
National Geographic Presents 25 of the World’s Most Iconic Mountains, The Adventure Blog
American Cyclists Killed by ISIS In Tajikistan, Outside Magazine


Fitness / Nutrition

The Future Of Food Needs Transparency And Integrity: A Response, Hoover Institution
Muscle ‘switch’ may control the benefits of exercise, Science Daily
The Benefits of Eating with Your Non-Dominant Hand, Breaking Muscle
Eating crickets can be good for your gut, according to new clinical trial, Science Daily
What Are Exogenous Ketones and Who Should Take Them? Mark’s Daily Apple
Shave Seconds Off Your Sprint With Advice From These World-Class Coaches, Men’s Health
Do You Really Need A Lifting Belt In The Gym? We Find Out, Men’s Health
Why Drugs and Diet Can Sometimes Fail in Diabetes,
Why Take Diet Advice From a Cave Man? NYT
10 No Equipment Needed Exercises for Strong Legs, Breaking Muscle



The Humanitarian Crisis You Haven’t Heard About, Council on Foreign Relations
Steven Seagal Appointed by Russia as Special Envoy to the U.S., NYT
Opinion: Military Planes Are Ruining Olympic National Park and Violating the Wilderness Act, Adventure Journal
How Emotional Intelligence Boosts Your Endurance, Outside Magazine
French Skier Identified via Social Media 65 Years After Death – Henri La Masne disappeared while in Italy’s Aosta region while storm skiing on his birthday in 1954, Powder Magazine
The Benefits of Eating with Your Non-Dominant Hand, Breaking Muscle
Lessons From Life in a One-Bathroom House, NYT

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